CAROLINA BEACH, N.C. (WECT) - A man has been taken into custody after running from law enforcement during a traffic stop and jumping into the water near Snow’s Cut.
The car containing four people was stopped by New Hanover County Sheriff’s officers at around 10 p.m. Thursday. One of the four ran from the vehicle and into the river.
The New Hanover County fire department responded to the scene and a SABLE helicopter was dispatched to Snow’s Cut to assist the search for the missing man.
Willie Jose Arce-Olivas, 20, was taken into custody and charged with with resisting/delaying/obstructing public officers.